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Operations Planner 3
Location:Arlington, VA
FT/PT Status:Full Time
  
Job Description

Cyber Operations Planner 3

 

Location

: United States-Virginia-Arlington

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Clearance Type: SCI

Shift

: 1st Shift

Travel

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

 

Description

 

• As a member of the DHS NCCIC National Cyber Exercise and Planning Program (NCEPP), build realistic, challenging, and relevant exercise scenarios that meet strategic and operational exercise objectives for state, local, territorial, tribal, federal, and international stakeholders. 
• Provide end to end cyber exercise support including scheduling, coordinating, and conducting planning meetings, work group meetings, and exercise facilitation. 
• Gather and analyze facts, draw conclusions, conduct analysis, devise recommended solutions, and package the entire process into briefings, papers, or reports suitable for executive- level leadership. 
• Support full spectrum of cyber exercises including: Seminars/Workshops, Tabletop Exercises (TTX), Functional Exercises (FE) and Full-Scale Exercises (FSE).


Represent the organization as the prime technical, cyber and exercise, contact during exercise planning, conduct, and post exercise. Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.


 

Qualifications

 Basic Qualifications: 
- Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience 
- Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. 
- Strong leadership experience or capacity required. 
- Planning and conducting exercises and report preparation experience is required. 
- Understanding of the various types of cyber threats and attack vectors, and the consequences of cyber attacks. 
- Strong ability to schedule, announce, plan, coordinate and execute large-scale, dynamic planning conferences, work 
group meetings, interim progress reviews, teleconferences and both secure and unclassified video-teleconferences.

Preferred Qualifications: 
- Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) course. 
- Cyber related certifications (CISSP, CompTIA Security +, etc.) 
- Other FEMA emergency response or COOP training. 
- Ability to lead a team of exercise planners during the planning and conduct of cyber exercises. 
- Ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment with the ability to meet iterative deadlines. 
- Ability to facilitate discussion based exercises for groups of up to 100 people.

Catapult Consultants is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

 

Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
EEO Statement
Catapult Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a dignified work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. It’s our policy to recruit, employ, retain, compensate, train, promote, discipline, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based solely on qualifications, performance, and competence. This policy reflects our belief that providing equal opportunities for all employees is a both our legal and moral responsibility, and good management practice.

All employees and applicants are treated without regard to age, sex, color, religion, race, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, current or future military status, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or familial status, disability or any other status protected by law.
Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.